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Film, Video Annie Proulx: 2018 National Book Festival

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Title

  • Annie Proulx: 2018 National Book Festival

Summary

  • Annie Proulx, winner of the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction, discusses her career, including her latest book, "Barkskins" at the 2018 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

Event Date

  • September 01, 2018

Notes

  • -  Annie Proulx is the 2018 recipient of the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction. Her novel "The Shipping News" won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award and was adapted into a major motion picture. Her short story "Brokeback Mountain" (from the story collection "Close Range: Wyoming Stories") became an Academy Award-winning film directed by Ang Lee. Her first novel, "Postcards," made her the first woman to win the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. Proulx is a National Endowment for the Arts Fellow. Her recent novel is "Barkskins" (Scribner). Proulx will accept the award from the Library on the Fiction stage.
  • -  Carla Hayden is the 14th Librarian of Congress.

Running Time

  • 50 minutes 11 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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